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cockle

ko‚ÄČkuhl

  • n  common edible European bivalve
  • n  common edible, burrowing European bivalve mollusk that has a strong, rounded shell with radiating ribs
  • v  stir up (water) so as to form ripples
  • v  to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
News & Articles

  • Police release names of 2 killed in Macedon crash
    The crash occurred about 3 a.m. south of Route 31, between Cockle and Victor roads, according to the New York State Police.
    June 10, 2013 - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
  • 2 killed after vehicle hits tree in Macedon
    The crash occurred about 3:30 a.m. south of Route 31, between Cockle and Victor roads, according to the New York State Police.
    June 10, 2013 - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
  • One person dead after crash in Macedon
    The crash occured about 3:30 a.m. south of Route 31, between Cockle and Victor roads, according to the New York State Police.
    June 10, 2013 - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Quotes

  • Rose Tremain in Independent
    Talking about her winning novel, Tremain said: "This is a subject which is very much in the air. We think of immigrants as a group, even when tragedies occur such as the Chinese cockle pickers. What fiction can do is take an individual and present...
  • Laurence Sterne in Media Guardian
    As Laurence Sterne wrote in Tristram Shandy: "Have not the wisest of men in all ages, not excepting Solomon himself, have they not had their hobby horses; their running horses, their coins and their cockle-shells, their drums and their trumpets,...
  • Ross Finnie in BBC News
    The healthy cockle beds are an important asset for fishermen and local communities but they must be managed in a sustainable and safe manner,said Mr Finnie. "I believe that the Solway regulating order is the best way of doing this. There...

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